Zip Code 93203 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameArvin
Zip Code StateCalifornia
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kern
Area Code661
Current Population:20938
Racial Majority:Hispanic 0.1%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 95.9%
Unemployment Rate:12.4%
Median Household Income$29182
Average Adjusted Gross Income$31360
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time22.7 Minutes
Current Time:
PST
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range354 - 3002 ft.
Area213 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)35.06798935, -118.85083008

Zip Code 93203 Description

Zip Code 93203 is located in the state of California in the Bakersfield metro area. Zip code 93203 is primarily located in Kern County. The official US Postal Service name for 93203 is ARVIN, California. Portions of zip code 93203 are contained within or border the city limits of Arvin, CA, . The area code for zip code 93203 is 661. 93203 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in California.

The current unemployment level in 93203 is 12.4% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 9.7% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 10.8% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 93203 increased to 20938 from 16202 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 93203 is Hispanic while the majority ethnicity attending 93203 public schools is Hispanic. 57.2% of students in 93203 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1804 8.28% 1233 +46%
 Black Or African American 208 0.95% 110 +89%
 Hispanic 19561 89.8% 19215 +2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 23 0.11% 48 -52%
 Asian 74 0.34% 164 -55%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1% 2 +1000%
 Other Race 32 0.17% 32 +13%
 Two Or More Races 134 0.26% 134 -58%

Zip Code 93203 Race/Ethnicity

 White 3.1%
 Black Or African American 0.4%
 Hispanic 95.9%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 0.1%

Zip Code 93203 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population2093816202
Male Population51.90%
Female Population48.10%
Total Households4645
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
57.2%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$29182
Income Under $50K Per Year76.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year19.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year4.30%
93203 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
California District 23Kevin McCarthyRepublican
California District 21TJ CoxDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$130125
Average Real Estate Sale Price$100465
Current Unemployment Level 12.4%
Previous Month Unemployment Level12.4%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 9b: 25F to 30F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 9a: 20F to 25F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSh - Hot Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion
Average First Frost DatesDecember 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesFebruary 21 - 28

Zip Code 93203 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)37414448556267656152413651
Avg Max Temp (°F)57646976859399979281665778
Avg Precip (In.)1.281.361.56.49.28.110.06.19.38.7.847.26
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Bakersfield, CA
CBSA Type93203
CBSA Population830222
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours